Best Rooms: A block away from the wharf and boardwalk, Beachview Inn offer Ocean View rooms. Be sure to book a room on floor 2 for a nicer view.
Best Rooms: Although Aqua Breeze Inn Santa Cruz is located near the ocean, the surrounding buildings block any potential views.
1.5 star hotel
Area: Beach HIll
0.37 mi from Santa Cruz Wharf
Best Rooms: Although the hotel is located near the river, the surrounding buildings block any potential views. However, rooms facing the pool may offer a better view.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing south on floor 2 offer a partial view of the river.
Best Rooms: Rooms facing Soquel Ave. offer the best available views, which are of surrounding buildings.
2.5 star hotel
3.28 mi from Santa Cruz Wharf
Best Rooms: Fairfield Inn is located next to 41st Ave. and all rooms face the parking lot, so you won't find much in the way of views.